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Nina Tandon: Could tissue engineering mean personalized medicine?

by TED.com

Published 2012


Each of our bodies is utterly unique, which is a lovely thought until it comes to treating an illness -- when every body reacts differently, often unpredictably, to standard treatment. Tissue engineer Nina Tandon talks about a possible solution: Using pluripotent stem cells to make personalized models of organs on which to test new drugs and treatments, and storing them on computer chips. (Call it extremely personalized medicine.)


Run time 00:06:20
Producer TED.com
Language English

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